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April 4, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

This is Jim Thorpe. Look closely at the photo. You can see that he’s wearing different socks and shoes.  This was not a fashion statement.  It was the 1912 Olympics, and Jim, an American Indian from Oklahoma represented the U.S. in track and field.  On the morning of his competitions, [...]

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Shoespiracy

April 2, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

As per Wikipedia, the original shoe was created around approximately 7000 to 8000 BC. The foot, however, is much older than the protective apparel we wear. In this video, the minimalist footwear is described and advocated for. I strongly believe and support this message. Stop by, comment and share your [...]

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More on Shoes…

February 28, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

As an evangelist on the “least possible shoe” mantra, the running community is split on 2 camps: minimalist design or maximum cushion. As a podiatry practitioner and a runner myself, I advocate for a holistic approach – “wear that right shoes for your signature gait (walking style) and for your [...]

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Myth of Fixing Plantar Fasciitis with the Proper Shoe

February 26, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

For many years now, several podiatry specialist have advised patients to seek out the right sneaker when dealing with heel and arch pain. That being said I’m of the opinion that a blanket statement about shoe weight or flexibility is antiquated. Studies from world renowned bio-mechanist, Benno Nigg (author of [...]

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Prescription for Marathon Runners

February 14, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

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Heel, Pain!

January 7, 2019 by Robert M. Conenello, DPM, FACFAS

The latest technological medical advances in alleviating runners’ heel pain I think I could have a practice of patients with just heel pain. A day does not go by where I don’t have anywhere between 5 and 10 patients who complain of chronic heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis When patients come [...]

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